Tag: stones

A weighty wait

Poem for the Poetics prompt: Waiting for a Poem

By the side of streams

Poem for the quadrille prompt: Tranquillity

Comings and goings

The waves are in slow retreat, leaving almost straight and matted tide lines of marine deposits, carried from their distant depths. I pick through them, like remnants in a haberdashery store. At first, there’s nothing much of note until the eyes acclimatise to broken claws and shells with piercings, marbled stones that sparkle or those…